Country: Sri Lanka

Six Treasure Hunters Inside an Ancient Canal in Eppawala Arrested

(Sri Lanka)

Hiru News (2017). Six Treasure Hunters Inside an Ancient Canal in Eppawala Arrested. Hiru News. 31 January.

Suspect in Colombo National Museum theft further remanded

(Sri Lanka)

Daily News (2016). Suspect in Colombo National Museum theft further remanded. Daily News. 5 September.

Seven arrested for illegal excavation of ancient clay pots

(Sri Lanka)

Hiru News (2016). Seven arrested for illegal excavation of ancient clay pots. Hiru News. 5 July.

Museum burglary main suspect further remanded

(Sri Lanka)

Lakmal Sooriyagoda (2016). Museum burglary main suspect further remanded. Daily News. 12 April.

On the trail of Paynter's paintings; sold and regained

(Sri Lanka)

Namini Wijedasa (2015). On the trail of Paynter's paintings; sold and regained. The Sunday Times. 22 November.

AG failed to take action in Museum theft case

(Sri Lanka)

Siranjani Kumari (2015). AG failed to take action in Museum theft case. Daily News. 17 November.

Polonnaruwa museum is exposed to theft due to malfunction of main door

(Sri Lanka)

Hiru News (2015). Polonnaruwa museum is exposed to theft due to malfunction of main door. Hiru News. 17 July.

Father-son caught red-handed trying to sell several ivory artifacts online

(India; Sri Lanka)

Bangalore Mirror (2015). Father-son caught red-handed trying to sell several ivory artifacts online. Chetan R. 7 July.

Committee to dig into allegations of fraud at Archaeology Dept

(Sri Lanka)

Rishan Hannan (2015). Committee to dig into allegations of fraud at Archaeology Dept. News First. 21 June.

A trident and gold stolen from 5 devalaya's in a temple in Dehiwala

(Sri Lanka)

Hiru News (2015). A trident and gold stolen from 5 devalaya's in a temple in Dehiwala. Hiru News. 14 June.

Magistrate's court wants report on archaeology site following arrests

(Sri Lanka)

The Sunday Times (2014). Magistrate's court wants report on archaeology site following arrests. The Sunday Times. 10 August.

Priceless gem recovered

(Sri Lanka)

Percey Kuruneru (2014). Priceless gem recovered. The Island. 3 August.

In search of the lost antiquities

(Pakistan; Sri Lanka)

Sadia Qasim Shah (2014). In search of the lost antiquities. Dawn. 8 July.

Destruction of archaeological sites in Sri Lanka

(Sri Lanka)

D. Chandraratna (2014). Destruction of archaeological sites in Sri Lanka. Lankaweb. 5 May.